Managing Partner, Porter Wright Morris & Arthur LLP 

Bob Tannous joined Porter Wright Morris & Arthur in 1987 and served as the firm's first Chief Operative Partner; in 2015, he became Managing Partner. His practice focuses on corporate law, mergers and acquisitions, and federal securities. Bob also serves on the Boards of the United Way of Central Ohio, BalletMet Columbus, and The Ohio Historical Society.

Porter Wright's diversity efforts include participation in minority clerkship programs, support of the South Central Ohio Minority Supplier Development Council, and a mentoring program. The firm also has a Women's Leadership Initiative, which combines internal opportunities and external community activities. 

Joined LCLD 2018 

Highlights of LCLD Participation

Fellows Program
Fellows Nominated:
2018: Luke A. Fedlam

Pathfinder Program
Pathfinders Nominated:
2022: Carlin Littles

Success in Law School Mentoring Program 
Mentors provided: 2021, 2020

Annual Meeting (2018)

Member: Robert Tannous 

Diversity Professional: Karim Ali 

Communications: Joanna Arnason